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Easter Bunny Set to Visit NYPA's Center

Contact:
Steve Ramsey
1-800-724-0309
steve.ramsey@nypa.gov

March 5, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

NORTH BLENHEIM—The Easter Bunny will make his annual visit to the admission-free visitors center at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 16.

The bunny will pose for free photos with children; parents may bring their cameras. 

The event will also feature balloon artist “Mr. Twisty,” who will demonstrate how to make various animals, hats and other configurations out of balloons from noon to 1 p.m. In addition, there will be a raffle for several baskets filled with Easter goodies. 

The visitors center, featuring interactive exhibits and displays on such topics as basics of electricity, uses of electricity and operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa project, will be open as usual from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The center is located on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge. 

About NYPA:

■    NYPA uses no tax money or state credit.  It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity.  ■    NYPA is a leader in promoting energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives.  ■    It is the nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.

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